BLOWING ROCK — Despite rain and more rain, the saddlebreds were on center stage at the L.M. Tate Showgrounds at the Broyhill Family Equestrian Preserve. for the start of year 97 for the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show on June 6-9.

More than 30 championships were awarded in different competitions over the four-day period, with more than 300 horses on site, plus many trainers, stable hands, riders and family members.

BRCHS’s Maurice Ewing said he was glad to see many of the scheduled participants take part despite the conditions.

The hunters and jumpers return to Blowing Rock on July 23-28 and July 31 to Aug. 4.

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